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Civilian Deaths in Afghanistan Hit New Record High

The civilian death toll in Afghanistan, some 16 years into the US-led invasion and occupation, continues to rise precipitously, with the most recent figures out of the United Nations showing 1,662 civilians killed in the first half of 2017, the highest civilian toll of the entire war. Officials had expressed hope civilian deaths had more or Read More…

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Public Support for Recreational Pot Legalization Hits Record High

Results come as five states consider legalization measures in November election. Public support for the legalization of recreational marijuana in the U.S. is at a historic high—so to speak—of 60 percent, according to a new Gallup poll released Wednesday. The results come just as a growing number of states vote to legalize recreational marijuana, with Read More…